how does Worms in the poop look like? i think i saw some...HELP!!

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by sandrameissnest, Mar 15, 2012.

  1. sandrameissnest

    sandrameissnest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    hi,
    i don't really know how they should look like
    but today when i took the water ball out to give them clean water, was some dirt ( maybe even old poop ) on the side of the bottom of the water ball,
    and then i saw 3 little white worms ( moving ) they were around 1/2 to 3/4 long and maybe 2-3 mm thick.
    do the worms what chicken have live ? or die when they come out ? when they get to the air?
    thanks so much...
    p.s i wanted to make a pic.. but the small chickens where so fast they eat them :( scary....
    thanks Sandra
    if someone has a picture of what i should be looking for that would be great.
    i think one of them has a slight liquid poop.
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

  3. sandrameissnest

    sandrameissnest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    oh wow,
    that site is awsome !! thanks so much- so i guess they looked like the flyes maggets.
    its hot here ! i'm in florida.;.. and yes i just saw few min. a flea on my dog ! even thou she is on prevention...
    thanks soooooo sooo much...
    so i dont need to get anything for the worms right? since everything looks good.
    what if they eat the maggets ? do they get worms then?
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    I'm not an expert on worms or worming.

    I'm going to send a message to one of BYCs worm experts.

    Imp

    ETA- I do not think they can get worms from the maggots.
     
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  5. dawg53

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    Please post a pic. I'll tell you exactly what you're dealing with. In the meantime, here's a pic of what large roundworms look like:
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    Here's what tapeworms look like:[​IMG]
     
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    Tapeworn[​IMG] segments in poop:
     

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